For dads who do not feel connected to their newborn baby, I would say that this is a fairly common situation. Sometimes it takes a while before he can feel that connection with his newborn. These feelings can bring about some insecurity, but it can be temporary. Keep in mind that you are new to the parenting world and because you are not... Read More
October 1, 2019
June 14, 2019
What Is a dad to a child?
To a child...Dad, Papa, Father, Daddy, or whatever name he goes by means – a parent who loves me and always will. A dad is a protector, a teacher, a provider, and an adviser. As a child grows, they know dad will always keep his word.
I would like to see dads in our communities and beyond become... Read More
May 31, 2019
It’s six weeks since Princess Meghan Markle gave birth to her little Prince Archie and for all the new moms of the world who would say that she has all that help at her beckon call, let's process that theory. My take is she has help with housework, personal assistant to keep appointments straight, and so on. But there are things that only a new... Read More
June 5, 2018
As a new breastfeeding mom, going out to do errands while someone is lending you a hand at home with the baby can be very exciting. Since this is all new to you, it is easy to not even think you might need to pump, let alone, take a breast pump with you. When you end up getting delayed, due to grocery lines, traffic, or needing to make an... Read More
October 23, 2017
Though the California air doesn’t take on the brisk note it does in NY which signifies the beginning of fall, the pumpkin spiced everything that makes its way to store shelves gives us Angelenos the cue that the season has changed.
Out are the dog days of summer with evenings spent letting the kids run wild, left to the wiles of their... Read More
May 12, 2016
We live in a world where we are bombarded with all types of over the counter medicines and remedies for babies. That is a good thing. However, there are many remedies that you can use from your own kitchen that will end the issue and ease your worry about what’s in the product.
Here are some typical everyday ailments that can affect a... Read More
May 8, 2016
This Mother's Day the best gift you can give yourself - and your family - is accepting some help. I hope you enjoy my article for The Bump and please share it with other moms!
“No, I got it,” is a common phrase used by moms on Mother’s Day when family and friends try to help. In fact, many moms have said to... Read More
April 17, 2016
Growing up in the Caribbean, coconut water was our main soft drink. I had my first coconut when I was about two years old. We drank them daily. The coconut jelly was our Jell-O. I love coconuts till this day. When I go back to the Caribbean it is the first thing I want to drink. There is always fresh coconut water there.
Coconuts are... Read More
April 6, 2016
When you travel with your children, you are raising them in a well-rounded way. Kids today want to see the world. To enhance a child’s adventurous spirit, introduce them to foods from different cultures. Spices and flavors are a big part of foreign cuisine. It is great to make them a part of your children’s meals from a young age.
For... Read More
March 20, 2016
Breakfast sets the energy-boosting tone for the day of a busy mom. Most women are not breakfast eaters because there is not enough time in the morning. You want to make the time to have a nutritious healthy meal so you do not age rapidly. Keep a healthy glow.
This Momlette is an easy, breezy fix-it meal, while at the same time light and... Read More